Description Banksia sphaerocarpa var. sphaerocarpa grows to a height of around two metres. Leaves are long and narrow with a pointed tip. It produces ball shaped clusters of yellow flowers in summer, autumn and winter. The fruit is a globular woody cone with up to sixty follicles. All varieties have a lignotuber which can sprout new growth after damage by bush fire.
Height 0.5m - 2m
Habitat grows in woodland, heathland and shrubland on sandy loan or gravel soil
Wildlife Interest birds, nectar, seed
Distribution B. sphaerocarpa var. sphaerocarpa is found in the south western corner of Western Australia along much of the coastal strip between Albany and Geraldton.